Hillsborough Initiative Partners

United Way Suncoast

Our mission is to improve lives and create lasting community change by mobilizing the caring people of Tampa Bay. Our objectives include helping people build better lives by helping kids graduate and helping families find paths out of poverty.

Tampa Housing Authority

The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa is a semi-quasi non- profit agency that employs more than 200 full and part-time employees. It promotes the development and professional management of a variety of affordable housing opportunities, facilities and supportive services to nurture neighborhoods, provide economic development and self-sufficiency activities for residents while also assuring equal access to safe, quality housing for low and moderate income families throughout the community.

Hillsborough County Public Schools (FL)

Hillsborough County Public Schools is the 8th largest school district in the nation, with more than 192,000 students, and a $2 billion operating budget. Educational opportunities include Head Start and adult education programs; and pre-k through 12th grade traditional schools, magnet schools, career centers, technical education, exceptional student education, single gender middle schools, International Baccalaureate schools, and charter schools. The district is fully accredited.

Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative

The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative is comprised of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System, Bruton Memorial Library in Plant City, and Temple Terrace Public Library. These libraries serve more than 1 million citizens, seven days a week promoting lifelong learning, an informed citizenry, individual intellectual freedom, enhanced quality of life, and broadened horizons for all residents of Hillsborough County.

Hillsborough County Head Start

Hillsborough County’s Head Start/Early Head Start Program, a division of the Department of Family and Aging Services, is a four-time nationally recognized Program of Excellence by the National Head Start Association and is a three-time federally reviewed Gold Seal Program.

Hillsborough County Government

The mission of Hillsborough County government is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County

The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC) specializes in the funding and delivery of quality early childhood care and education and after-school programs and services to the children and families of Hillsborough County. We believe that ALL children should have a quality early learning experience that is essential in building a successful future!

Children’s Board of Hillsborough County

Your Children’s Board serves as the leading voice and advocate for children and families in Hillsborough County, investing in more than 80 programs that touch over 100,000 citizens every year. To learn more, visit www.ChildrensBoard.org or call 813.229.2884.

Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA

At the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, we believe lasting personal and social change is best accomplished when we all work together and invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. From family fitness classes and quality out-of-school care to youth sports and engaging activities for seniors, our programs and initiatives develop a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.